Twitter released, on Wednesday (13), a new function that brings integrated camera to the application on Android and iPhone (iOS). Similar to Instagram or Facebook Stories, the user can post photos and videos taken right from the social network without having to start a tute first. You can also use the feature to start a live stream faster.
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The news, according to Twitter, aims to facilitate the real-time sharing of images of what is happening at the moment. The function comes with the latest version of the app now available for free download on Google Play and the App Store. Learn how the new microblog camera works.
Twitter releases new camera to post live video Photo: Divulgao / Twitter
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The user must slide laterally on the timeline to access the camera. Then you can tap to take a photo or hold down the button to record a video. Live mode is in a menu at the bottom. After shooting or recording, you can add hashtags and the location. Unlike the Stories, the content is available indefinitely.
According to Twitter, the posts have a different look than usual and should draw more attention when they are posted on the timeline: images will take up more space than before, and the text will have a customizable background color.
Twitter's new camera lets you post live videos Photo: Divulgao / Twitter
The social network predicts that the camera will add more resources over time. US users are the first to test a hashtag suggestion system to add to the tute according to geo-location and this feature will soon be released around the world.
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